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of the way soon. heavy delays before the prince william parkway. 25 minutes from -- >> thank you, mike. we move on to headlines now. new this morning, springfield interchange back open after a deadly crash on the beltway. three people died when a pickup truck slammed into a tractor-trailer on the ramp from the beltway to i-95. this happened about 7:00 last night. the cause of that crash still under investigation this morning. police closed the ramp as a precaution. the ramp is now back open. that happened about 2:00 this morning. >>> we've got breaking news now. russia's president vladimir putin signed a controversial bill banning americans from adopting russian children. it now goes into effect january 1. there are estimates that this ban could affect more than 1500 adoptions currently under way. the ban is widely viewed as retaliation on a recent u.s. law targeting russians who abuse human rights. for a closer look at russia's proposed adoption ban, tune in to the "today" show at 7:00 here on nbc4. >>> congressional leaders will try again today to reach a deal to keep the country from pl
us on set are msnbc contributor mike barnicle. hello, mike. >> hello, mika. >> yeah, good thing you're awake. national affairs editor for new york magazine and msnbc political analyst john heilemann. >> yeah, hi. and from cnbc headquarters, co-host of cnbc's "squawk box" andrew ross-sorkin. >> do i need to make a joke about school being out? >> we're kind of tired of that. >> you've grown up. you went from being a little kid to an old man. >> he's a grizzled old vet. >> the gray hair is coming in. >> there's no in between. and from washington nbc chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of "andrea mitchell reports" the lovely andrea mitchell. and "washington post" columnist and msnbc contributor jonathan capehart. thank you so much for being with us. why don't we just start really quickly with this story of the mere, mika, and that, of course, barack obama wins, the republicans lose, in a way that perhaps is more telling than just what one election result might suggest. >> well, i think it certainly does and it gives him a certain platform and credibility that perhaps he didn't
that shaped the year 2012. joining us on set are msnbc contributor, mike barnicle. hello, mike. >> hello, mika. >> yeah. good thing you're awake. national affairs editor for "new york" magazine and msnbc political analyst, john heilemann. >> hi! >> yeah. hi. and from cnbc headquarters, co-host of cnbc's "squawk box," andrew ross sorkin. >> do i need to make a joke about school being out? >> that's so yesterday. we're tired of that, actually. >> you like kind of grown. >> he went from being a little kid to adorable. >> he's a grizzled old vet. the grey hair is coming in. >> and from washington, nbc chief foreign affairs correspondent, host of "andrea mitchell reports", the lovely andrea mitchell. >> happy holidays. >> and "washington post" columnist, jonathan capehart. thank you all so much for being with us. and why don't we just start really quickly with the story of the year, mika. and that, of course, barack obama wins, the republicans lose. and in a way that perhaps is more telling than just what one election result might suggest. >> well, i think it certainly does. and it gives him a cert
is going to be. here's meteorologist mike masco. >> you think linda is gambling this morning? >> absolutely. yes. >> 41 in town but outside the beltway. 36 timonium and bel air good morning to you. 35. it's a chilly morning and we do have a coastal flood advisory so fort mchenry tunnel just some minor flooding right now. port deposit near havre de grace minor flooding. so just know if you live in an area prone to bay flooding you might want to move things the higher ground. the second story this morning will be the winds and it's a high wind advisory through the course of the afternoon. as winds could gust up to 40. perhaps maybe 350 miles an hour. so it's a raw ride out there for the rest of the morning. gusty winds and then yes, a weekend storm potential and this could bring some snow. we'll talk more about that come up in just a little bit. let's talk traffic and lauren cook over at the traffic plaza/center. how we doing out there? >>> we have icy conditions and in fact the state highway administration is urging everyone to stay off the roads until the sun comes up around 7:25. you're ta
indianapolis. mike tobin is at o'hare and maria in the fox weather center. we begin with joe, what's the latest? >> we're here on the south side of indianapolis, and we've actually just had the main part of the storm blow through. the storm is pretty much done but we're having trouble with winds. we're along the side of one of the busier interstates, i-65 through indianapolis north and south to chicago and louisville. the traffic getting by quickly but we drove through this earlier today in the bulk of the day and there were a lot of cars off the road. a lot of people on the day after christmas who wanted to get out, get home, got on the roads and it was so bad, they could barely move and a lot were sliding off. to give you an idea, now the snow that i'm in now not too deep, not as much as in southern indiana but 9 inches around indianapolis. we had a situation near our live shot a semi truck got stuck next to us. this is what we're dealing with now in the area, just so much snowfall and it was so bad during the day they couldn't get any of it out. right now the roads still dangerous in this ar
,000 flights already canceled today and we're all over it with joe flavin in a snowy iianapolis. mike tobin is at o'hare and maria in the fox weather nter. we begin with joe, what's the latest? >>e're here on the south side of indianapolis, and we've actually just had the main part of the storm blow through. the storm is pretty much done but we're having trouble with winds. we're along the side of one of the busier ierstates, i-65 through indianapolis north a south to chicago and louisville. the traffic getting by quickly but we drove through this earlier today in the bulk of the day and there were a lot of cars off the road. a lot of people on the day after christmas who wanted to get out, get home, got on the roads and it was so badthey could barely move and a lot were sliding off. to give you an idea, now the snow that i' in now not too deep, not as much as in southern indiana but 9 inches around indianapolis. we had a suation near our live shot a semi truck got stuck next to us. this is what we're dealing with now in the area, just so much snowfall and it was so bad during the day theyo
and wizards. mike rizzo in the house. jordan crawford led all scorers with 27 points. this pretty assist to webster. wizards win it 105-97, snaps their eight-game losing skid. and that was your "sports minute." have a great saturday. >>> the redskins are preparing for their primetime matchup against the cowboys, but the team still had time to help a family in need. peter halbert died last week in a tragic car incident. the team found out the whole family loved the redskins. they invited peter's wife tony and the kids to a practice. the family took pictures with some of the players, including rg3. they got some autographs to walk away with as well. just such a heartwarming story. you know that this has just brought so much light and life into their lives during a very difficult time. >> nice to see those kids smiling. >>> 9:24 right now. today, virginia hosts one of the biggest gun shows in the nation. up next, why this year's event is attracting larger crowds than usual inside and outside. >>> first, a winter weather advisory. a look at where the flakes are falling right now. plus, who's
and it means you can get a free ride. >> to get more news faster let's turn to our kron 4 solo reporter mike pelton. he is live at the intersection of church and deboce. >> many as 100 years old today. there get to you is a free ride on all the platform. many began a century ago on december 28th 1912 when it became the first public railway land based transit agency. many sis about $200 million to hundred million customers each day. >> services 7 the same throughout the year. there are a little more modern now. we have always had problems with lateness. the objectjective now to keep moving. >> if you do not have the opportunity to take advantage sedate will also give out free ride on new year's eve. >> i remember what it cost a nickel to ride. >> george was on it. >> residents in antioch have banded together to raise money to r par: by arsonists. >> this is what the antioch city park toddler look like after arsonists set fire to it back in september. >> of the past three months, the group take back antioch helped raise $25,000. >> the community has produced a 500. >> assemblymen jim frazier d
optimism that a deal could be reached. mike emanuel has been following all of the developments with us tonight. it sounds like there won't be a vote tonight at this point because there's no deal at least on the senate side. >> that's right. senate majority leader harry reid said we should talk to vice president biden and mitch mcconnell. earlier republicans suggested changing the way inflation is calculated on changes like social security read offered this reaction late in the day. >> i was really grass fied to hear republicans taking command by social security set off the table. this should never have been on the table to begin with. there is still significant difference between the two sides negotiations continue. still time left to reach an agreement. >> meanwhile west virginia democrat joe mansion introduced the calm act trying to soften the blow as the country goes off the fiscal cliff. it would maphase in tax hikes or the years and prioritize spending cuts. he says he's frustrated and tried to do something. >> it was crossing the wires it's more than frustration it sounds like de
this time around. >> even mike huckabee couldn't have beaten this guy, huh? >> you tried to get me on this before. i think huckabee would have been a great candidate for us and i think we could have been beat obama because we would have been able to frame the issues differently. >> perhaps more authenticity. >> but thanks for trying. >> i want to hear you say it some day. great journalism. it's the stuff that i eat for breakfast. chip saltsman, happy new year to both you guys. >>> up next, the viral videos that define the political scene that define the political scene this past year. a look back. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> back to "hardball." now to the sideshow. some unwanted attention to mike crapo. one of the last places you want to be is the police station after getting stopped for driving under the influence. that's where senator crapo ended up after running a red light and then failed a sobriety test. crapo released a statement apologizing for his actions but something else about the situation is not getting lost if had the kerfuffle. as a mormon he has
-by-minute. mike emanuel kicks off our fox team coverage live from washington. harry reid said negotiations continue. where do we stand? >> senator reid seemed to be looking ahead to tomorrow's schedule. talks continue but a deal is not implement. another said there's a chance one could be reached tonight. harry reid and mitch mcconnell are the key players. he sounded frustrated after not receiving a counter-offer. a key member of the leadership team offered this update. >> offeringses and discussions between and we remain hopeful that will get a breakthrough. obviously what happened here between the two leaders in the senate had broken down because the senate democrats failed to come forward with a counter offer to the proposal the republicans made last night. hopefully the discussions between the.and senator mcconnell will get us on track. >> republican aides recognize the consequences if it falls apart. everybody gets a tax increase in 48 hours. >> well, it's less than 48 hours now. i'm wonder, are the democrats fighting among themself? >> there's a battle over social security. republica
of the participants, and nbc's mike viqueira is live on capitol hill. mike -- >> karen, yeah, forgive me i'm looking at my black bery -- >> i've got mine. we're standing by waiting for some news of something, right? >> exactly. i have got a couple e-mails out looking for readouts of w457d ov what happened over there. >> having been on both sides of this as a staffer, sometimes the fact that nobody came out and said anything -- >> you took the words right out of my mouth, and i was going to say you have experience in these things. the fact they haven't all rushed to the microphones and delivered withering scorn on each other. they've only been out for about 15 minutes, maybe we need to give a little more time. maybe that's a positive thing. what we do know, karen, heading into this is that the president was sticking by his original proposal more or less. he had gone back down from the $400,0 4 $40,000 level back to his original $250,000. that's what he was going to put on the table along with some other things. clearly not something designed to gather a lot of republican support, certainly not in the
responsible for this meeting. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. what where republican leaders saying about today's meeting? reporter: republicans in office do not control the white house. they need to cooperate and to actually support a final plan in the senate. so they are pushing to see what the president will offer at this meeting. a leading senate republican sounded pretty skeptical about this meeting. >> anytime you nonsedating public publicly in washington, it is usually for political theater purposes. my bet is that it's all political theater. jon: republicans have made the point that it is time for the senate to act. they are also anxious to see what the president has to offer. obviously, we are waiting to see whether there will be enough republican support for whatever is offered to get us a bill through the house and senate. harris: what is happening on the democratic side? reporter: they are frustrated. they wanted that house republicans to return a lot sooner to work on a fiscal cliff deal. we know that it will not return until sunday, the
to be on come sunday. mike shanahan has emphasized his knee is fine and it was clearly a precautionary measure to aware it. but it hampered his mobility last sunday in philadelphia. if his knee is fine and the brace is unnecessary and just a precaution, i think it goes away come sunday against the cowboys and we see that pistol in all of its glory and we see him getting out of the edges. thanksgiving day game he only rushed 25 yards. he beat them with his arms. he's proven he can do it. one way or the other. >> we're out of time, but i want to say quickly, regardless, win or lose this week, we have to salute what this team has done. >> absolutely. i hope people don't lose sight of that if it goes the other way. >> don't want the haters to come back out. >> no. one game, incredible season, absolutely. >> i do think they're going to win. thank you, dave. >> you'll be there to see it. >> we'll talk more in a little bit. >> sure. >>> it's 7:22 now on this friday morning. coming up later, saying goodbye to the x factor -- what? i'm reading this. saying goodbye to the x factor after one year. >> whi
in and we all feel the pain. mike emanuel live with the news for us tonight on capitol hill. top democrats seem to be suggesting they cannot cut a deal without republican help. >> well, harris, that is right. and so they are asking what it will take to at least get some republican support. they say time is so critical. they cannot just roll out new legislation only to have the republicans reject it. we know president obama called the top four congressional leaders last night on his way back from hawaii. tomorrow afternoon at the white house will be a meeting between the president and those top four congressional leaders and earlier the top senate democrat expressed concern or frustration saying you cannot legislate with yourself. >> the republicans in the house have left town. the negotiations between the president and the speaker have fallen apart as they have for the last three and a half years. we have tried mightily to get something done. >> now, perhaps in an effort to address that we know late today senator reid who you heard from there went to meet with his counter part senator mcc
he was arrested for driving drunk. police in suburban washington say republican mike crepo was pulled over after running a red light sunday. he failed several sobriety tests, taken to jail and released on bond. he's expected in court in january. the veteran lawmaker says he takes total responsibility. >>> another veteran on capitol hill was laid to rest in his home state of hawaii. in attendance, president obama. a 19 cannon salute was fired at senator inouye's funeral which took place in honolulu. the president and first lady, who are in hawaii on vacation right now, were among the mourners at the national memorial cemetery of the pacific. he died last week at the age of 88. >>> only one week to go, and there's still no deal preventing the economy from going over the fiscal cliff. members of congress are pointing fingers over who is to blame for the lack of progress to prevent tax hikes and spending cuts. connecticut's independent senator joe lieberman expects congress to work right up to the new year's eve deadline. but he's not even sure that's going to be enough. >> it's the first
at 2:00 eastern time with the first votes coming at 6:30. let's head up to capitol hill. mike viqueira is there. so what? even if they reach a deal today or tomorrow? do we have time to get this dup? >> i think so, t.j. if they sign off from everybody in the senate. if everybody stands up, no & nobody objects. they call it unanimous consent around here. they can wave their hansory anything. badda bing, badda boom. it's out of here. you look at senate leaders on the floor, and you ask what the heck took so long? the first senate session since 1995 to fall during the holiday week. known all along the fiscal cliff is looming, yet the deadline spurs action. not a done deal. still a chance we head over the cliff. here is what has to happen. mitch mcconnell and harry reid have to come to agreement. by tomorrow, possibly. have something they can vote on in the senate tomorrow night or possibly even monday. send it to the house of representatives where the president says the house speaker john boehner should put it on the floor, regardless if it gets the majority of the majority. that's the tr
far so this winter storm. chicago o'hare airport with the very latest. mike. >> they talk about the flight cancellations, let me start you out with good news. the mega ripple slowing downhe flights all the way out to los angeles didn't happen. i can tell you the places you see the cancellationres are with the destination. ohio, michigan, indiana stretching all the way out to the eastern seaboard if the city is sucked in, that is where the flights are being canceled. still a very serious storm, six people killed, mostly people whw elected to get out on the lik roadways. iow these are states like iowa, indiana, illinois with more than a foot of snow pouring down. all those people trying to get home now between them and home e windw, ice and gale forc gusts up to 50 miles per hour. also whipping up a number of tornadoes.tes. we have places like church, they missed midnight mass, several churches destroyed, lots of structures destroyed, and hundreds of thousands of people without power and the storm is still at work up to the easternt seaboard. eric: thank you very much. from chicag
into a recession. gregg: mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. mike, any indication of the president's next move? >> reporter: well, gregg, last time we heard the president talk about the this matter he said he was calling on congressional leaders to essentially make sure taxes do not go up on middle class americans. presumably that would be a package that continues the bush tax cuts for those making up to $250,000. he would also like to continue emergency unemployment benefits for two million americans. and beyond that, details are kind of murky at this point. so we await the president to get back to washington. we know that the senate will be back in session today. we know there have been some conversations back and forth but at this point no indication that steps have moved forward closer to a deal, gregg. gregg: so, mike, if the senate comes back, what do we expect from them today? and then obviously the house? >> reporter: well, house speaker john boehner is in ohio. his aides told me a few moments ago ago if he has plans to travel. last night the speaker and the president of the united sta
. it's thursday, december 27th. i'm mike barnicle in for joe, mika and willie. joining the table, we have political editor and white house correspondent for the huffington post, sam stein. >> hi. >> applause for sam. "fortune's" assistant managing editor, leigh gallagher. and the president of the council on foreign relations, author of "foreign policy begins at home: the case for putting america's house in order." and in washington, vice president and executive editor of msnbc.com and msnbc political analyst, richard wolffe. a minor round of applause for richard wolffe. >> one hand clapping. >> first of all, can anybody here come up with a synonym -- i don't care what it is -- so we don't have to employ the phrase "fiscal cliff" at all during the day? any ideas? anybody got any -- >> how about deadline? >> how about do your job. how about just do your job time. it is ridiculous. a little news, then we'll chatter about this. as if tax hikes and spending cuts weren't enough, there's a new reminder that the nation's debt ceiling is also hanging over the budget talks in washington. in a
some perspective. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel is live for us in washington. a short time ago, another key lawmaker did not sound very optimistic, mike. >> reporter: harris, you would be right. that would be senate majority leader harry reid. seemed kind of irritated that house republicans and all house members are not here in washington trying to work out a deal on the fiscal cliff. here is more from leader reid a short time ago. >> if we go over the cliff and it looks like that's where we're headed, mr. president, the house of representatives, as we speak, with four days left after today before the first of the year aren't here with the speaker having told them they will give them 8 hours notice. i can't imagine their consciences. >> reporter: of course president obama has left hawaii. he is heading back to washington from his family vacation. we learned from the white house that the president had made calls to the top four congressional leaders mcconnell and boehner on the republican side, pelosi and reid on the democratic side. we'll see what the president has in
being arrested for dui in washington. virginia police say republican mike crepo had a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit. >>> former president george h.w. bush may be spending christmas in the hospital. doctors say he's in stable condition but needs to build up his energy. >>> christmas prayers are going out to nelson mandela. south africans are sending warm wishes to the ormer leader. he's been in the hospital for more than two weeks with a lung infection and gal stone surgery, as well. he's in no imminent danger but doctors want to make sure before releasing him. the icon is 94 years old. >>> now we turn to britain, where thousands of christmas travelers are having a rough go today. flooding has shut down train service in many areas, especially in scotland, southwest england and south wales, as well. in highways there impassable. drivers have been warned not to travel unless absolutely necessary. and more rain expected later today. >>> severe flooding is a problem in northern california. highways in sonoma california are under water. and up in the mountains, up to f
caller. go ahead, mike. caller: i would say no, religion, whether a politician is whatever religion -- mormon, as far as romney, it does not influence. but to judge in the fruits of the politicians we are voting on, that is what we should look at. i would say, yes, religion guides my life, so it will guide my choices. i judge of the fruits of those politicians. like the one gentleman earlier was saying about people who are only worried about the rich. that is not in the bible. thanks, greta, and thanks for c- span. host: republican caller. mississippi. caller: i am a religious person and i have been my whole life. when of the greatest people i watch on television is david jeremiah. but my religion has always taught me that we have to take care of each other. i am a retired firefighter. i say that after jesus christ, firefighters love you the most because they are willing to sacrifice your life. but in this world, we have succumbed to the love of money, which is the root of all evil. rather than listen to answers that i think are given to us, we love money so much that we turn to try
demateo. the man who helped restore the photos mike dilemte. this is a fantastic story. everyone always fears whether it's a storm like sandy or house fire losing the things that you can't rebuild like photos, like memories. how devastating was it to think we may have lost these incredible pictures? >> it was very devastating. i said what is there? but thank god, you know, we were all together. we survived. s that was my main concern at that point. then later on everything started to settle in. and i started realizing what i had lost. that's it. y go anywhere beyond that. >> did you think there was any hope. >> no i did the no. besides the water there was a lot of storage. they were all destroyed. we will make new memories. but thanks to mike, we got some of our memories back. sean sweeney to hold him the story. she showed you that these photos had been essentially to most of us would think he they're testifies stated why this d. this spark to you action and do it free of charge out of goods in of your heart. god mass blessed me unbelievablably. i have a great family. i have incredible
the other three. by then tomas ca too far za and mike chiapperini were dead. police evacuated 30 people from the area. the shooter was found shot dead near the scene. police say he killed himself. he's been identified as william spengler, a man with a lengthy criminal history. he served time for killing his grandmother. throughout the day, townspeople remembered the fallen firefighters as they tried to make sense of the senseless. >> you know, these people, they're just always there four, you know? you just take them for granted. you don't know. >> it's really heartbreaking for these families and these people. and what any have to go through and so close to a holiday where we're supposed to love each other. >> firefighters' families snow loved ones put their lives on the line every day but could never imagine something like this would happen. >> they don't expect to be shot and killed. >> a time which should be filled with joy has been replaced with sorrow. chris pallone, nbc news. >>> former president george h.w. bush took a turn for the worse last night. he's developed a fever and will be
channel's mike seidel was in harrisburg this afternoon. >> reporter: for many in pennsylvania this is the third time they had to shovel snow this week, some picking up another 4 to 6 inches. over in philadelphia everyone for the first time in the season got a coating of white. >> reporter: as the storm continues to move north, the heaviest snowfall about 6 to 12 inches is expected to reach boston, cape cod, and providence, rhode island later this evening. and, kate, this storm did cut a wide swath through the country dumping rain and snow as it worked its way here into the northeast. now on average, we did see about an inch of snow in oklahoma and arkansas, about 6 inches in southern illinois, much of indiana. the heavier amounts are expected to happen tonight into new england. that's about 6 to 10 inches. the storm is moving fast. it's on its way to southern new england tonight. so if you're living near boston or to its east, do want to get your shovels ready. it will reach its peek near boston and cape cod and then fizzle out tomorrow around noon. but there is another storm
in a moment. mike hydeck is off. howard bernstein is back. i love your holiday tie with all the snowman. >> just trying to be festive on this christmas eve. >> that's what it's all about trying to be festive. snow in our area
. >> in this morning's 3-d project, new year's eve tomorrow night, that means parties which will include alcohol. mike gimbal is here with some tips. >> let me first say to everyone, if you're going to a party and you know you're going to drink, don't drive. get a ride home, spend the night, call a cab. if you're hosting a party and serving alcohol, don't let any of your guests leave intoxicated. very simple. now we can get to tips -- but it's a matter of planning ahead, whether you're hosting a party or attending a party. >> responsibility on both ends. >> not to make alcohol the big part of the party. there are nonalcoholic beverages. here's a nonalcoholic wine, a nonalcoholic beer you can serve. you want to make sure you have food so people have solid food, it slows down absorption of the alcohol. >> and the nonalcoholic beer. >> and remember our demonstration, a shot glass, five ounces of wine or 12-ounce can of beer have the same amount of alcohol and people tend to when they they feel drink is not always equal to what the law says that you're legally drunk and that's the part we want to remember
. thanks to mike who did so much to organize the event. he is an old friend. thank you, mike. i'm delighted to be here today with corbin. -- david corbin. we have two books that talk about robert byrd from different perspectives. my book is basically about the senate and the last great senate as i refer to it. senator byrd was the majority leader during the period of time i wrote about. it gives you an ensemble sense of how the senate works. the book originated in 2008. i had been in the senate in the 1970s and 1980s. by 2008, i decided the senate had become utterly unrecognizable to me. polarized and paralyzed, really quite dysfunctional. i decided to write a book about the senate when it was great, specifically when i was there. [laughter] when you do something like that, you have a certain risk factor. was it really great? was it only seem great because i was there or because i was young? fortunately, the answer turned out to be, no. i discovered something that was there in plain sight, but had not been noticed. if you googled the words "great senate" you'll find nothing other than my bo
for this because i see you ask it. although you didn't ask mike tyson. >> there's a reason for that. >> oh, there is. i'm trying to think. at least five or six. >> really? that's fascinating. does the wider world know? >> you didn't ask how long it lasted, this love feeling or whatever. >> how long does it need to last to qualify for proper love, do you think? >> not that long. eight months, would you say. or maybe years, years, years. >> some people have it literally in a flash. i do believe there can be love at first sight. i know people where that's happened, and they've been very happy the rest of their lives together. they get lucky. >> yeah. isn't it interesting? it's a recognition of something. i knew i liked you from the minute, but i didn't know that your father died that early. and there is -- you see, we never talked about it. you might have known that about me, but there's something that you recognize in someone's past, and it's a void that you recognize. >> i think you become -- i'm sure you have the same, but you'rely curious because you never knew this person. did you feel y
congressional correspondent mike emanuel joins us now for. the president and the senators are in washington. that would appear to be a good sign, is that correct? reporter: yes and no. the tone publicly has not been very good so far. we know that the president obama, on the way back from hawaii, worked the phones a bit, talking to the top four congressional leaders. speaker boehner, nancy pelosi, mitch mcconnell, and harry reid. earlier today, the senate majority leader sounded frustrated with the republicans in congress. >> nothing can move forward unless speaker boehner and mitch mcconnell are willing to come up with a bipartisan plan to participate. speaker boehner is unwilling to negotiate. we have not heard a word since neither mcconnell. nothing has happened. >> i should note that senator reid was due for a news conference later this afternoon. that has since been canceled. perhaps the senate majority leader has decided to do his talking behind closed doors and hammer out a deal. greg: filled with metaphors, no doubt. what a republican saying about the status of the fiscal cliff negot
. >> a senator from idaho is apologizing for his dui arrest. police stopped republican mike crapo in alexandria, virginia. >> after 80 years in print, "newsweek" magazine has its last issue on stands today. it will continue its digital format. >> if you haven't finished your holiday shopping, don't worry. millions of americans are expected to hit the store today. >> i have just started. >> i looked at the research footage and looked at your face quite a bit. you don't look a day over than you did 32 years ago. >> wide open with the catch. what a shot. seahawks win it, seattle is in the playoffs. >> and all that matters. >> norad will be tracking santa claus as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts to girls and boys tonight. >> on "cbs this morning." >> from kabul, afghanistan, happy holidays! "cbs this "cbs this morning." >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm jeff glor with rebecca jarvis charlie rose. gayle king and norah o'donnell are off. >>> on the ground and in the air on this busy day before christmas, there's trouble. >> and the problem is a storm system th
tuned in to "60 minutes" to watch mike wallace ask questions that spoke volumes. >> president sadat of egypt says that what you are doing now is, quote, a disgrace to islam. he calls you, imam -- forgive me, his words not mine -- a lunatic. >> osgood: there's an old joke that goes the most feared words in the english language are mike wallace is here. >> come on out. you don't want to talk to me? >> osgood: we of course wish you were still here. ♪ i pulled into nazareth just about half past 8:00 ♪ >> osgood: and we'll miss you too, levon helm. you made the most of your time on earth. your performance in the film the last waltz turned out to be anything but a swan song. ♪ take a load off >> osgood: elizabeth catlit devoted her life to overturning a history of pain and discrimination against african-americans using art to open minds. >> i believe that the young people or the indian people across the country need someone, a contemporary indian, an indian of these times to identify with. >> osgood: back in 1973, russell means confronted the injustices done to his people. by leadin
." kaczowka and 43-year-old lieutenant mike chiapperini were both west webster firefighters. they were shot christmas eve while responding to a fire. the two men were good friends. "tomasz was quiet. >> he was quite te... he did his job. pretty much unnoticed. didn't look for thanks or anything like that. he just did what needed to be done. chip was. his personality was as such that he would make you laughin the worst of situations, or he would find something to laugh about.and. it naturally. if >> reporter: he did it naturally." amidst their pain and grief-- the west wesbster firefighters returned to work the next day - on christmas. "we want them to return to a point of normalcy as quickly as possible. obviously it's not going to be quick. the first few runs they go out on, quite frankly, they may be looking over their shoulder, but. at some point in time this organization had to get back to what we do." and >> reporter: after 36 hours of filling in for west webster area fire departments left and west webster pulled in-- knowing if needed. they had the support of the community and their
for mike moscala. young man had four nba scouts there to watch him. you can see why. he's 6' 11". got moves left, right. he was tough. game high 29 points for that young man. made a bit of a move. robert olson. nice job off the glass. little defense causing turnover. ahead to bobby olsen. he gets the kids off that. it is good. still down 13. bucknell withstood the best test loyola had to offer. loyola victorious by a final of 66-46. bucknell winner, 66-46. wizards last night, wizards got a win. jordan crawford wide open. not much defense on the magic knocking down that three. now up eight in the fourth quarter. 17 feet. knocked it down. washington wins for just the fourth time. 105-97. later today, navy in a bowl game against arizona state. we'll check it out for you tonight at 6:00. have a great day. >> it's 5:55. here's a look ahead at the next hour of wbal news saturday morning. >> i'm on winter weather watch. that's next. >> and things could be changing with this storm a little bit. maybe some of the total not as high as we thought. we'll take a closer look on your insta weather plus fo
discussion, which is in the fashion of a question-and-answer session. this mike in the middle of the i/o is for you to step up to, ask your questions to the panel. right now i will introduce you to the panelists. beginning with bob allison from esa chair of the history department at the university just on this tree. yes it teaches at harvard extension school in a suffered several books on the american revolution, most recently a 2011 book entitled the american revolution, a concise history. he is the vice president of the cornell society massachusetts, trustee of the uss comes to touche museum also in the freedom trail and the commonwealth to see them in boston. he also serves the bostonian society as a member of our board's advisory committee. so with that, bob alice in. [applause] >> next we'll move to jon kyl. john does a curator of the book lost in 1775 from a site dedicated to history, analysis and unabashed gossett asserted the american revolution inkling. recently completed a study in general washington during the siege of the national park service. he saw soviet about doing goo
, it won't make a big difference. one hope would be if someone like mike bloomberg and others under citizens united would step up and say we are going to stand and protect everybody who steps forward and votes for common sense mainstream gun reform. that might give them the political security to take on the nra and having investment to knock them out. >> i thought of that same thing. there needs to be significant counter weight to the nra. talking about the political reality, republicans obviously still in control of the house. we are focused on the fiscal cliff and whatever is going to happen with that. logistically, the time of the year. we are talking about months before there is going to be legislation that could be put on the table. what do you think could pully realistically have a chance of passing? >> i'm skeptical like you ever. i hope it plugs the loophole that they get through at the various gun shows. i hope there can be something on magazine clips. the thing i would most like to see is an attempt to do a buy back program back in 1996. if we did that and invested real mo
this is insanity and the threat to the economy is not a reasonable way to govern. >> mike, how -- again, not to oversimplify this thing, but how did we get here? i think most folks following this fairly closely assumed that as is the case with a lot of things in washington, d.c. that at the 11th hour withere will ba deal that gets done. there are a lot of folks involved in the deal making saying, it won't happen this time. >> well, look. i think ari is right in one real respect which is they set this up, you know, more than a year ago as a way of trying to provide counter pressure to the political pressures that exist across the board on all of these lawmakers and these individual districts. they thought that the pressure, the scare tactic that they put on themselves of deep defense cuts on the one side and deep cuts to domestic programs on the other side forces everybody to the table. it clearly turned out that in the wake of the election we had, the pressures in their districts, the threat of being primaried especially on the republican side meant that folks aren't willing to move as
in professional sports. the cowboys come to down in one -- town in one of the most mily anticipated games. mike joins us on fox 5 morning news. >> this is a markee matchup. the -- marquee matchup, the first game since 1979. the first two teams have met where there is play-off implications for both squads. >> wow. >> and there is some other games over the years between the teams, the redskins were bidding for a play-off spot and cow on you boys locked up the nfc east and they won the division 2007 and with shawn taylor. the cowboys won a division. this game is huge. many, many people are envious of the cowboys. they hold this mystique and there is a sense of arrogance and they star in the helmets and into the new stadium and god can watch them play. [ laughter ] >> and you want to stick it to the cowboys and there is this hatred toward the cowboys. >> right. >> and can you see the entire interview on the website. >>> and we asked facebook fans for predictions on the big game. heather said we beat the cowgirls at thanksgiving and we'll get them -- beat them sunday, too. allison doesn't agree sayi
alert for you right now involving a trouble spot on the roads. here's mike cremedas with your first 4 traffic. >>> cedar lane, the left lane by the water main break is causing a bit of a delay in each direction. crews will be on the scene for a while. northbound 395 at duke street disabled vehicle quickly removed and no serious residual delays looking great at duke street. a 12 minute ride to the 14th street bridge. [ male announcer ] there are plenty of reasons to be jolly at the chevy year-end event because chevy's giving more. more efficiency with sonic and cruze... more function in equinox and traverse... more dependability with the legendary silverado... and more style in the all-new malibu. chevy's giving more at the year-end event because 'tis the season. chevy's giving more. this holiday season, get a 2013 cruze ls for around $149 per month or get $500 holiday bonus cash. >>> compared to yesterday we're having more sunshine today. temperatures will be comparable and we'll have less wind around. low to mid 40s today and the storm moves in starting at 2:00 or 3:00 a.m. in the fo
. head to capitol hill. there's mike viqueira standing by for us. you know something else that representative cummings said. i just said you're standing by. it seems like even when they come back to d.c. they're going to be standing by. they don't seem to have much to do in the house right now. >> reporter: that's absolutely right. don't have anything to do in the house. for now they don't have anything to do in the senate, t.j. that's the thing. harry reid, mitch mcconnell, the two democratic and republican leaders respectively in the senate got back from that big white house pow wow yesterday behind closed doors. timothy geithner, top aides, top house leaders as well renewed sense of optimism. they were going to get to it, negotiate, try to come up with something on a smaller scale anyway to get us past this fiscal cliff to make sure the average or typical american family of four's taxes don't go up by $2200 next week when you throw all of it together. we are tolded to that there have been telephone calls, e-mails back and forth at the staff level throughout the course o
of the heroes, mike mccareery, on staff, was solid in his testimony. he reported it. the big missing link i think is in pennsylvania to strengthen the mandatory reporting law, so you don't go to the boss when you see something, you go to the cops. and i think that was a major part of what this case is. i think the court of appeals has no choice and should affirm those convictions. >> richard, same thing. what do you think of the process of appeal, here? >> marty, you know, when you go to the doctor for a physical and they check the reflex in your knee, that's what happens in these cases when you get convicted. i'm going to take an appeal. it's like a reflex. you cannot appeal the facts of the case. this is no appeal here for sandusky. ineffective assistance of counsel thereby lead grounds. other than that, that's not going to fly. he is going to die, rightfully so, in prison where he belongs. the big story is not that mcqueary was a hero. he observed a young boy being annally raped and did nothing to stop it. the big problem here is joe paterno. it all goes back to joe paterno, law and orde
recommend his web site. i think mike at "the daily beast" has written about this. i know a lot of people have raised a lot of issues about that. host: david from "the washington post" writes in his column this morning -- what do you think of the sentiment that he writes about? guest: let me say this for the record. i am a big fan of his and his novels. if you ever want to read a great spy novel, i recommend his first novel. he writes in the beginning that this is a work of fiction. but the reason he writes that is because it is well known among people like myself that even though it is a fictional book, it covers a lot of the same bases as the cia but the relationship in the 1970's when they were considered a terrorist organization. he has some of the best sources in the intelligence community in washington. i do not share his optimism about the taliban. at this point, it would be great if there could be an understanding as the united states left and what the taliban's role would be in this new government. that wille necessarily work out at this point. it is a difficult problem, i think,
from mike out in florida. caller: good morning. i am a bit pessimistic. i believe that on c-span they had an economist on here explaining how americans do not understand the difference between millions, billions, in trillions. with the trillions of dollars in debt, he put it into the context of time. 1 million seconds will take 11 days to pass. 1 billion seconds will pass in 32 years. when trillion seconds will pass in 32,000 years. i think it is almost impossible to see how we will ever pay off this debt. that is all i have to say. host: that was mike from florida. plenty more time for your calls, facebook postings, and it tweets.- tonight on prime time we're going to sit down with a couple of retiring members of congress. dan burton and kent conrad. a little snippet from each interview. we will show you now congressman burton. [video clip] >> i would like for people to think, he might have been a bulldog, but he was a man who believed in honesty and integrity of things that were right for this country. regardless of how difficult it was, he kept to those principles. i hope
they are your friends but they are not. three ternals. idaho senator mike crapo saying he is sorry after a weekend drunken driving arrest. he said i made a mistake for which i apologize to my family and idaho constitients. i will accept responsibility and dole with the penalty. crapo is mormon is and abtains from drinking alcohol. he's released on bond and due in court in january. marine veteran expected to arrive home after speppeding time in the hospital. john hammar and his father was driving back from mexico to florida can he was taken to emergency room in louisiana. hammar tried to legally bring an antique gun. he reached mexico he was handcuffed and whisked away. >> a major rain storm heading east this morn half of the nation from texas to maine can see a white christmas. >> rick, you will have the wonderful holiday forecast. >> you know, you kind of want a white christmas . two things that battle each other. look how cold it is. it is settling in part of the lower southern plains. not much on the radar now. but it is going to move in the plains tonight and tomorrow and cause probl
a wonderful christmas they spent together. mike thompson, a congressman from california, he's a democrat, he's the congressman who has the -- whose clinic for post traumatic stress syndrome, john hammer was a patient in. he served in iraq, in afghanistan, in a fierce fire fight in fallujah. and this rifle he was taking into mexico, he went to u.s. custom border patrol and registered it with them, they waited, they photographed it. they told him, sure, you can bring it into mexico. just register it. and it was when john was registering the firearm, he was arrested for his trouble, and he had been there since august, chained to his bed. a nightmare scenario, so the bipartisan group of legislators were able to get together to bring john hamer home, maybe we can fix the fiscal cliff problem. here is what we can. >> here is what john hammer's mom had to say about the homecoming, which was really a christmas gift to them. take a listen. >> it was like my first night that i slept all night long without getting up, and it was just the thought of not wondering what's going on with him, can anyone hur
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